Deputies: Man found dead in yard of Marion County estate

Officials believe the death to be an isolated incident

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MARION COUNTY, Fla. – Marion County sheriff’s deputies are investigating a death in the Belleview Ridge Estates neighborhood, officials said.

At 6:37 a.m. Saturday, Deputies responded to the neighborhood, finding a deceased man in one of the yards.

The man has been identified as 34-year-old Jherod Styles.

“At this point in time it is considered an isolated incident and it is not believed that there is a threat to the community,” deputies said.

Detectives with the Marion County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit are investigating the death.

Stay with News 6 as we update this developing story.